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EYES ON THE PRIZE: Sergio Aguero and Chile's Francisco Silva

EYES ON THE PRIZE: Sergio Aguero and Chile's Francisco Silva

Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho scored a late penalty to rescue a 1-1 draw for Nigeria against Senegal in a London friendly on Thursday night.

Moussa Sow put Senegal ahead before Iheanacho won and then despatched the spot-kick to level the scores.

The goal was his fifth in six international appearances, to add to the seven he has scored for City in the 2016/17 campaign.

Elsewhere, three City players were involved in a crunch World Cup qualifier down in Buenos Aires as Argentina defeated Chile 1-0.

Lionel Messi put a decisive penalty past City keeper Claudio Bravo in the 16th minute to secure the win.

Centre back Nicolas Otamendi played the full game for Argentina, while striker Sergio Aguero played 58 minutes.

The result lifts Argentina to third in their qualifying group.

Finally Brazil cemented their place at the top of the group with a 4-1 win over Uruguay, with Fernandinho coming on after 82 minutes.

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Fernandinho's 2016/17 stats

MR VERSATILE: Fernandinho has played in a multitude of roles this season

As Brazil prepare to play Uruguay this evening in a World Cup 2018 qualifier, we've taken a closer look at Fernandinho’s stats for Manchester City this season.

A look at Fernandinho's stats for the season so far...


Man City quiz: All about Brazil

BRAZILIAN STARS: Fernandinho and Jesus embrace during a stellar City performance

Brazil face Uruguay in Montevideo on Thursday night so to get yourself ready, why not take on our quiz of all things Manchester City and Brazil?

Manchester City quiz on Brazil including questions on Gabriel Jesus, Fernandinho and Fernando.

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Fernandinho happy to be City's Mr Versatile